Insight: Tahoe Winter Olympics / Vietnamese Democracy Activist / Donner Party / Monika Robbins
, Winter Olympics
, democracy activist
, Donner Party
, Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West
, Monika Robbins
, Holocaust in children's books
, Sacramento public radio
, Capital Public Radio
Tahoe Winter Olympics - What's going on with the campaign to bid for the Winter Olympics in Reno/Tahoe?
Vietnamese Democracy Activist - Last year, an Elk Grove resident and pro-democracy activist was arrested in Vietnam and has been in jail since. Today on Insight, we'll talk with his wife, Mai Huong Ngo, who's trying to get him out.
Donner Party Book - Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West is a moving new account of the Donner Party's passage across the Sierra. Drawing on fresh archaeological evidence, recent research, and information from Donner Party descendants, author Ethan Rarick offers an intimate portrait of the ordeal.
Monika Robbins - Sacramento high school student Monika Robbins has researched the different ways the Holocaust is treated in children's books in America, France and Germany.